Chawli Usal / Black Eye Pea Curry

Lentils are high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, while low in fat and calories. Their high protein content makes lentils a perfect option for those looking to boost their protein intake. They are naturally gluten-free, making them a delicious staple in a gluten-free kitchen. Their exceptionally low glycemic index (low GI) values and resistant starch content make them suitable for a diabetic diet.

This Recipe is free from :

 

☒Wheat

☒Peanuts

☒tree nuts

☒dairy

☒casein

☒soy

☒egg

☒sesame

☒fish

☒shellfish

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Ingredients - 

 

  1. Chawli  - 1 cup - sprouted

  2. Onion finely chopped - 1

  3. Ginger - Garlic paste - 1 TSP

  4. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

  5. Mustard seeds - 1 TSP

  6. Cumin seeds - 1 TSP

  7. Hing powder - 1/4 Tsp

  8. Turmeric powder - 1 Tsp

  9. Red Chilli powder - 1 Tsp

  10. Amsul / kokum - 4-5

  11. Goda Masala / Garam Masala - 1 TBSP

  12. Jaggery - ¼ TSP

  13. Salt to taste.

  14. Freshly grated coconut - coarsely grinded - ¼ cup

  15. Cilantro - finely chopped for serving

Method

 

  1. Sprout the Chawli . 

  2. Heat a Pan on medium flame. Once hot add oil.

  3. Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds. Once they splutter , add the cumin seeds and hing powder.

  4. Add Onions and saute till they turn translucent.

  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.

  6.  Add turmeric powder , chilli powder, goda masala , salt to taste. Mix well and saute for another 2-3 minutes.

  7.   Add sprouted chawli. Mix well.

  8. Add the jaggery , amsul and mix well.

  9.  Add warm water to adjust consistency. Cover and let it cook till chawli gets cook.

  10. Add grinded , fresh coconut. MIx well and get to a nice boil for 2-3 minutes.

  11.  Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice or roti.